SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-12-17
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For Friday morning we’ll see continued surf in the chest to head high range with 10-11 second intervals from a 290 degree angle. Sporadic rain will remain in the mix for the AM, so if you’re going to paddle make sure the reward outweighs the potential consequences!
* Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rain fall. It’s always a roll of the dice, especially after a major downpour. The threat of getting sick is very real so if you do insist on taking the plunge be sure to use ear plugs an upon exiting the ocean rinse off in hot water, use some alcohol based ear drops and a nasal netti pot rinse for good measure never hurt anybody.
2017-01-13 Fri 03:04 AM 1.55 feet Low Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-13 Fri 07:48 AM Moonset
2017-01-13 Fri 09:13 AM 6.61 feet High Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 04:17 PM -1.36 feet Low Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 05:06 PM Sunset
2017-01-13 Fri 06:49 PM Moonrise
2017-01-13 Fri 10:47 PM 4.36 feet High Tide
The conditions look decent with variable winds in the 2-6 MPH zone all day long. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see waist high plus, leftover NW wind swell for the better West facing breaks.
* The threat of rain and urban runoff will remain relevant.
2017-01-14 Sat 03:52 AM 1.63 feet Low Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-14 Sat 08:33 AM Moonset
2017-01-14 Sat 09:56 AM 6.18 feet High Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 04:58 PM -0.98 feet Low Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 05:07 PM Sunset
2017-01-14 Sat 07:52 PM Moonrise
2017-01-14 Sat 11:31 PM 4.34 feet High Tide
The conditions are leaning toward poor with N/NW winds at 6-12 MPH until noon and 3-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 67 degrees.
For Sunday morning things will start off on the slow side but we’ll see some new, powerful NW swell start to show up later in the day, (20-22 second intervals from 290-300 degrees). The top West facing breaks should see shoulder to head high sets by the afternoon and a couple feet OH by Monday morning. Rain and runoff will remain a concern so use your best judgement before paddling out.
2017-01-15 Sun 04:42 AM 1.78 feet Low Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-15 Sun 09:13 AM Moonset
2017-01-15 Sun 10:40 AM 5.58 feet High Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 05:08 PM Sunset
2017-01-15 Sun 05:38 PM -0.48 feet Low Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 08:53 PM Moonrise
The conditions look great early with E/NE winds at 2-7 MPH all day long until noon and 4-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 63 degrees.
For Monday morning that energy will peak with head high to OH + sets at the best West facing breaks, (18-20 second intervals from a 290-300 degree angle).
2017-01-16 Mon 12:17 AM 4.30 feet High Tide
2017-01-16 Mon 05:37 AM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2017-01-16 Mon 06:58 AM Sunrise
2017-01-16 Mon 09:50 AM Moonset
2017-01-16 Mon 11:25 AM 4.88 feet High Tide
2017-01-16 Mon 05:09 PM Sunset
2017-01-16 Mon 06:18 PM 0.09 feet Low Tide
2017-01-16 Mon 09:51 PM Moonrise
The conditions look a little iffy with Northerly breezes in the 2-8 MPH range all day long. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Tuesday morning that energy will taper off a little bit but the best West facing breaks will cough up head high to OH sets through the morning and slowly back down through the day. The swell angle will continue to roll in from a 290-300 degree angle.
2017-01-17 Tue 01:06 AM 4.26 feet High Tide
2017-01-17 Tue 06:42 AM 2.12 feet Low Tide
2017-01-17 Tue 06:58 AM Sunrise
2017-01-17 Tue 10:24 AM Moonset
2017-01-17 Tue 12:15 PM 4.14 feet High Tide
2017-01-17 Tue 05:10 PM Sunset
2017-01-17 Tue 07:00 PM 0.68 feet Low Tide
2017-01-17 Tue 10:48 PM Moonrise
The conditions look pretty good with variable breezes out of the East in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 4-7 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 58, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 60, Huntington 57 and Newport 58 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
I will be back on Sunday with the next update!
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